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Soil Farmer of the Year 2021

All the information you need to enter this year's competition!

If you are or know someone who is engaged with, and passionate about, prioritising soil health in the farm business then you should apply for this years Soil Farmer of the Year Competition. If you have applied or been nominated in previous years, you are invited to apply again.

Key dates

The Soil Farmer of the Year competition opens for 2021 applicants on World Soils day, which is 5th December 2020. The competition is run by Farm Carbon Toolkit and Innovation for Agriculture to find the best soil farmers. 

Appilicants have until 5th March to enter yourself or nominate someone. If you would like to nominate someone please get in touch with Becky at [email protected] 

Applications are online via this link

Shortlisted applicants will be visited by the judging panel and the results will be published at the end of April. The top three applicants will also be hosting farm walks during summer 2021.


We are very grateful to Huchinsons for their kind sponsorship of the competition this year. 

Thank you to Hutchinsons!


We are very lucky that the competition is supported by Cotswold Seeds who provide prizes for our top three winners in the form of seed. Prizes will be awarded at Groundswell in June.

Thank you to Cotswold Seeds!





For more information on previous years top three winners please visit the Soil Farmer of the Year pages on the webite. 


Terms and Conditions

Terms and conditions for this years competition can be found here